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44                                 SHIPPING PRACTICE

CHAMBER OF SHIPPING FORMS (contd.)

STONE   . FERTILIZERS
	Stone Charter-party, 1920 Fertilizer Charter-party, 1942 *
	.i "PANSTONE"
 .; "FERTICON"
 i

ORE
	Mediterranean Ore Charter, 1921 Mediterranean Ore Charter, 1922
	.[ "MBDITORE" J "NECORE"

CEMENT J Cement Charter-party, 1922     .        .   "CEMENCO"
f Cement Charter-party {Sailing Ship),

1923.....1 "CEMENCOSAJI,"

GENERAL ! Baltic and  White  Sea  Conference,

i         Uniform General Charter .        .   "GBNCON'
!     For all types of Cargo with no par-
ticular trade
General Home Trade Charter, 1928  .   "BRITCONT"

TIME      ,! TimeCharter....."TRANSITIME"

•      (For Time Charter fixtures)            j

I Baltic International Maritime Con- j
i         ference Time Charter, 1939        . | "BALTIME"

______I___________________________i____________

Before fixing a charter-party the essential details that are
required to be known are—

The draught of a steamer

Size of holds   .
Particulars of derricks

Amount of water required to
float a vessel. It must be
remembered that to fix a
steamer with a draught of 23 ft.
for a port where the maxi-
mum draught is 21 ft, would be
useless, and the vessel would
be unable to enter the port.

In order to be sure of the space
available for cargo.

At dock or wharf. Useful in
loading or discharging opera-
tions.

Bunker capacity.

Coal consumption.

Rate of loading and discharge and
approximate weight to measure-
ment of cargo.

Loading &*d discharging ports.

Date of readiness.

The clauses necessary for every charter-party are named
in the nndennentioned list and followed by explanations.

LIST OF CLAUSES

For all charter-parties the following clauses are essential,
alternative clauses for time charters being shown.